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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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American Guide SeriesUnion Station - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Union Station is an historic and still operating train station in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 2/28/2012

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American Guide SeriesPeter Tarr Furnace Site - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHoquiam, Washington

in American Guide Series

Washington coastal town in Grays Harbor County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Public Library - Steubenville, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic Andrew Carnegie funded library in Steubenville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnion Cemetery - Steubenville, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in Steubenville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMedinah Athletic Club Now Inter continental Hotel - Michigan–Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Illinois

in American Guide Series

The Medinah Athletic Club of Chicago building is today the Inter continental Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesState Fish Hatchery - San Marcos, TX

in American Guide Series

This freshwater hatchery was originally established in 1893 to provide sport fish. Later it was a breeding ground for tilapia to use a game fish. The facility closed in 1965 due to poor economics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPublic Library - Hoquiam, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic public library building serving Hoquiam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOlympic Stadium and Recreational Field - Hoquiam, Washington

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Historic wooden sports stadium built by the Works Progress Administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrays Harbor County Courthouse - Montesano, Washington

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Historic sandstone courthouse built in 1911

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Aviator - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Figurative sculpture of a World War I aviator placed as a memorial to those who lost their lives in World War I on the campus of Linsley School in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMcColloch's Leap Marker - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Relief honoring heroic actions of Army officer in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOhio Yearly Meeting House - Mount Pleasant, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic Friends meeting house which was "mother" meeting house of all Quakers west of the Appalachian Mountain in the small community of Mount Pleasant, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMount Wood Cemetery - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Historic rural cemetery movement cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Mingo - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Statue of a Mingo Native American welcoming travelers along the National Road to Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBloch Brothers Tobacco Plant - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Historic tobacco factory in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCustomhouse - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic former federal customhouse and courthouse which is the site of many events which led to the formation of the State of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLower Market - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic public market in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity County Building - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

The guide describes an earlier version of the City County Building in Wheeling. The building serves the same functions as the previous but not nearly as grand of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMorrill Hall - University of Nevada, Reno

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Morrill Hall is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMackay School of Mines - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

This building is now known as the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of John W. Mackay - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Thie John W. Mackay statue is mentioned in the book 'Nevada: Guide to the Silver State' and located on the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesManzanita Lake - University of Nevada, Reno

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Manzanita Lake sits in the heart of the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAlice McManus Clark Library - University of Nevada, Reno

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The Alice McManus Clark Library is now known as the Clark Administrative Building, home to the office of the University President and other administrative staff and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMain Entrance - University of Nevada, Reno

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The south entrance to the University of Nevada, Reno is much wider than it used to be but still retains some of its original charm with stone pillars and antique lights inviting visitors to its historic campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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